Erythrina herbacea - Coral Bean

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Erythrina herbacea - Coral Bean

Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersPink flowersThorny or spinyPoisonous or toxicPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Coral tree. Bright dark pink flowers in late winter - spring. Can be trimmed as compact shrub or used for bonsai. Great for locations with poor soil and limited irrigation, very easy to grow. Great butterfly and hummingbird attractor!
Seeds are poisonous, but young leaves and flowers may be cooked and safely eaten.

See article about this plant: Coral Bean - Hummingbird Delight.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
3 plants in stock